Cocoa Attorney
Justin R. Payne

Cocoa attorney Justin R. Payne practices in the areas of real estate, business and commercial litigation, foreclosure, and foreclosure defense. At The Law Offices of Justin R. Payne, clients are provided with the benefit of years of intensive real estate and commercial litigation experience.  Achieving success for the client is our primary goal. Our clients receive high quality service from a local Brevard County litigation attorney, based on a strong academic background and years of litigation experience.

After graduating from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in 2003, Mr. Payne worked as an associate attorney for a south Florida law firm where he represented international corporations and business owners. Immediately out of law school, he worked for clients at trial and on appeals in business litigation, real estate and construction litigation, and mortgage foreclosures. During this time, Mr. Payne represented international hotel corporations, national construction companies, local contractors, real estate investors, title insurance companies, private lenders and financial service firms in a variety of real estate and commercial litigation matters.

Beginning in 2005, he worked at a prominent Brevard County law firm, practicing primarily in real estate litigation and foreclosures. There, he continued to represent large and small businesses, local residents, condominium, and homeowners associations in complex real estate, construction and commercial litigation. After establishing his practices as a Brevard County attorney, in 2008 he acquired his own practice in Cocoa, Florida.

In 2008, Mr. Payne opened The Law Offices of Justin R. Payne, P.A. Since that time, his practice has included representation of local businesses and residents in real estate, foreclosure, foreclosure defense, and Florida commercial litigation matters. Current clients of The Law Offices of Justin R. Payne, P.A. include private lenders, real estate investors, condominium and homeowners associations, contractors, and individual property owners.

Cocoa Attorney Curriculum Vitae:
Justin R. Payne


     Florida Bar       2003


  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Florida Bar
  • Trial Lawyers Section, Florida Bar
  • Brevard County Bar Association

Practice Areas: 

  • Business and Commercial Litigation 
  • Foreclosure
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Real Estate 


  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, J.D.,   2003
  • Florida State University, B.S. (Biology),  1999


  • The Law Offices of Justin R. Payne, P.A.,  2008-2014                                Owner
  • Watson, Soileau, Deleo, Burgett & Pickles, P.A.,  2005 - 2008
    Associate Attorney
  • Hatch & Doty, P.A., 2003-2005   
    Associate Attorney
  • Florida Public Interest Research Group, 1999 

Reported Cases:

Jones v. First Union Nat. Bank, 848 So.2d 333 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003)

Helmet House Corp. v. Stoddard, 873 So.2d 1223 (Fla. 2004)

Dressel v. State, 910 So.2d 277 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005)

Bennett v. Aquazitions, LLC, WL 1154086 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014)


Wildfire Mitigation in Florida: Land Use Planning Strategies and Best Development Practices,   Florida Department of Community Affairs (2004). 

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96 Willard Street, Suite 204, Cocoa, Florida 32922, Phone: (321)639-1300  Fax: (321)639-1303

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